Zubair Ahmed

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Email: zubair.ahmed@kiu.edu.pk

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Qualification

  • BBA Sarhad University of Science & Information Technology
  • M.Sc. (Anthropology) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  • M.Phil (Anthropology) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad

Experience

  • Lecturer karakoram International University Gilgit, Gilgit Baltistan
  • Assistant Professor karakoram International University Gilgit, Gilgit Baltistan
  • Psycho-social support Officer Pakistan Red Crecent Society

Projects

  • Psychological and Neurological Functioning of Elderly in Pakistan: A Comparison in Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan
  • “Geographical significance in assessing quality of life in Central Karakoram National Park inhabitants”
  • Process Evaluation and Rapid Rural Appraisal” (RRA) by Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Pakistan
  • Project Evaluation and Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA) in Gilgit Baltistan by Rural Support Program Network (RSPN)

Research Interests

  • research focuses on socio-cultural anthropology, ethnomedicine, medical anthropology, issues in environmental anthropology, peace and conflict resolution.

Publications

  • Ethnographical study of postpartum practices and rituals in Altit Hunza, Hussain, R., Ahmed, Z., & Bano, P. (2015). Ethnographical study of postpartum practices and rituals in Altit Hunza. The Explorer Islamabad: Journal of Social Sciences, 1, 12, 464-469
  • Hindrances towards disclosing the HIV positive status and its effects on treatment: a case study of Rawalpindi city, Ahmed, Z. & Sultan, H. (2015). Hindrances towards disclosing the HIV positive status and its effects on treatment: a case study of Rawalpindi city. European Scientific Journal, Special Issue, 1, pp 427-43, IF 8.25
  • Parental acceptance-rejection as predictor of alexithymia among students in Gilgit-Pakistan, Hussain, S., & Ahmed, Z. (2014). Parental acceptance-rejection as predictor of alexithymia among students in Gilgit-Pakistan. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 4, 3, 285-288.
  • Inheritance, Religion, and Customs in Gilgit. Would be published in special issue of the Journal of Law and Social Research, Ahmed, Z. & Chaudhry, W. (2015). Inheritance, Religion, and Customs in Gilgit. Would be published in special issue of the Journal of Law and Social Research: Law and Governance in Gilgit Baltistan (in process)
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